ITI will increase about 50,000 seats in the state – Dr. Ranjeet Patil

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Mumbai,20.June.19: “In order to provide maximum opportunities of employment and training for youth in the state, ITI will increase the enrollment capacity of about 50 thousand” informed , Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Ranjit Patil in the legislative council today.

Dr. Patil was speaking while answering the suggestion made by member Jagannath Shinde to increase the 50 thousand entry level capacity in ITI.

Dr. Patil said that in order to provide maximum employment opportunities to the youth in the state, the government has taken a strategic decision to start a government industrial training institute in every taluka of the state. Accordingly, there are 417 government and 425 private industrial training institutes in the state of Maharashtra. This industrial training institute provide training in 79 types of business courses ranging from 1 to 2 years of engineering and non-engineering for 10th passed and failed students. In the Industrial Training Institute, an average of 1.40 lakh seats are available for admission every year.

ITI courses would be available in Polytechnic colleges in the state. Courses would be started where there is a demand for ITI across the state. Also the number of entry capacities and the number of batches would be increased. Students would be given scholarships. Latest machineries would be provided wherever there is a need ITI. New ITI courses is started in Kalyan from this academic year.

Members Dattatray Sawant, Sudhir Tambe, Nagaurao Ganar, Ramri Rupnawar, Prof. Jogendra Kawade, Prasad Lad, Niranjan Davkhare and others were participated in the discussion.